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In the shadows of Maine's skiing giantsSunday River and SugarloafSaddleback is perhaps the most underappreciated resort in the east. With 2,000 feet of vertical drop, New England's second highest base lodge, and more than 60 trails and glades, it has the terrain, snow quality, and ...
A true local's hill, where everyone knows everyone else, Shawnee Peak abounds in character and history. In fact, the 2012-13 season marked the resort's 75th consecutive winter in operation. And as Maine's longest-running ski resort, Shawnee lays claim to many of Maine's ski-industry "firsts." ...
Carrabassett Valley, ME
Sugarloaf is Maine's second-highest peak next to Mount Katahdin (5,267 feet) and rises from 1,417 to 4,237 feet, giving skiers and riders 2,820 feet of continuous vertical to play with. Sugarloaf has the only above tree-line skiing and riding in the East, "The Snowfields," and sits immovable ...
What has been developed here is a widely rambling resort on nine peaks, where the dedication to superb snow farming and affordable lodging is second to none. The result is a major ski area just 90 minutes from Portland that offers something for everyone. If there's a weakness, it's that the ...